Aged population and pre-existing conditions in the countries worst hit by Covid-19

Data covering the Covid-19 outbreak and the risk factors in the most affected countries
Data covering the Covid-19 outbreak and the risk factors in the most affected countries
Data covering the Covid-19 outbreak and the risk factors in the most affected countries

Detailed data from the CEIC database, covering the Covid-19 outbreak and the risk factors in the most affected countries, reveal some interesting correlations about the challenges the different regions are facing.?

宏观经济数据分析As of March 20, Italy’s death toll overtook China’s. As the data shows, Italy and Iran’s fatality rate are relatively high, reaching 8.3% and 6.5%, respectively. By contrast, the rates in South Korea, Germany and the United States are below 1.5%.

Data covering the Covid-19 outbreak and the risk factors in the most affected countries
Data covering the Covid-19 outbreak and the risk factors in the most affected countries

宏观经济数据分析Among the countries with higher case fatality rate, further details are observed, regarding additional factors that are likely influencing how the outbreak is spreading. The relatively higher rates in Western European countries (Italy, Spain, France) are due to the high share of the population aged 65 and above, while the high case fatality rates in China and Iran might be linked to high exposure to pre-existing conditions.

Ageing population against diabetes prevalence
Ageing population against diabetes prevalence?

宏观经济数据分析The bubble size in the bubble charts indicates the case-fatality rate. The third chart with the mortality risk factor-adjusted index shows what influence the two factors are having on the case-fatality rate.

Pre-existing conditions and ageing population against the morality risk factor
Pre-existing conditions and ageing population against the morality risk factor?

Further data and analysis on the Covid-19 outbreak worldwide and in specific countries can be found on the CEIC Coronavirus Data Monitor.

23rd March 2020 Aged population and pre-existing conditions in the countries worst hit by Covid-19